To furnish with dress or tools esp those for armed forces solution to equip to attire to array
- provide with military equipment
- Alt. of Accoutre
also accoutre, 1590s, from French acoutrer, previous acostrer (13c.) "arrange, dispose, wear (clothes)," originally "sew up," from Vulgar Latin accosturare "to sew collectively, sew up," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + *consutura "a sewing collectively," from Latin consutus, previous participle of consuere "to sew together," from con- (see com-) + suere "to sew" (see suture). Associated: Accoutered; accoutred; accoutering; accoutring.
(v. t.) Alt. of Accoutre